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Control your smarthome with one of Logitech's new Harmony hubs and remotes

Control your smarthome with one of Logitech's new Harmony hubs and remotes

By 3 hours ago

Logitech figures the idea of smarthomes is here to stay, so it brought out a new line of hub-and-remote systems that can help you control a range of connected devices. Called Harmony Living Home, the line includes three different systems, at three different... >>

Samsung’s Powerbot VR900 could be the new king of robotic vacuum cleaners

Samsung’s Powerbot VR900 could be the new king of robotic vacuum cleaners

By 18 hours ago

Samsung has announced the Powerbot VR900 robot vacuum cleaner that it claims conquers the limitations of others that have gone before it. The Powerbot VR900 comes with Samsung's Digital Inverter Technology for more powerful suction, an enlarged drum brush... >>

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review
4 out of 5

LG Hom-Bot Square robotic vacuum cleaner review

By 19 hours ago

Weekly chores are never fun, especially not the one where you have to dig the vacuum cleaner out from the cupboard and give your arm a work out in the process of trying to make your carpet look clean again. Fear not though as robotic vacuum cleaners are... >>

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

Honeywell reveals how Apple Watch could be even more important than iPhone for smarthome control

By 9 September 2014

One of the main functions of the Apple Watch third-party developers will be looking to exploit is its ability to control and interact with smart appliances and smarthome technology. Honeywell is certainly one of those already working with Apple to utilise... >>

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

Elgato announced a number of new smarthome products during IFA 2014 that will use Apple's new HomeKit platform, which is expected to be announced in further detail soon. The Elgato Avea smart lighting system was one of the new products detailed, along... >>

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

By 8 September 2014

IFA 2014 is done and dusted for the year, seeing some big mobile launches, exciting TV developments and some great smart home advancements. We're pulling together those devices or gadgets that have us really excited. There has been a lot being launched,... >>

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

By 7 September 2014

LG announced a service during CES in January that allows you to text your appliances through the LINE messaging app and now we have seen it in action to give you our thoughts on it. LG HomeChat only works with the 2014 range of LG smart appliances,... >>

Panasonic Better Living shows how smart the future home could be

Panasonic Better Living shows how smart the future home could be

By 6 September 2014

Panasonic had all sorts of exciting products on its stand at this year's IFA but there was a section in the middle that was beyond cool, called Better Living. The enclosed section was set up in the style of an apartment featuring a kitchen, living room... >>

Withings Home keeps an eye on your house and its air quality (hands-on)

Withings Home keeps an eye on your house and its air quality (hands-on)

By 6 September 2014

Withings has clearly been busy in the run up to this year's IFA as not only did it launch a beautifully stylish activity tracker, but it also introduced a HD camera with environmental sensors and a real-wood finish at the show. The Withings Home is a... >>

Saeco GranBaristo Avanti: The app-controlled coffee maker that makes a perfect cup every time

Saeco GranBaristo Avanti: The app-controlled coffee maker that makes a perfect cup every time

By 6 September 2014

Amongst all the TVs, phones, tablets and other gadgets at IFA 2014 in Berlin, it might come as a surprise to learn that one of our favourite products we saw during the show is a coffee maker. However, the Saeco GranBaristo Avanti is no mere Nespresso... >>